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LARGO — In the race for City Commission seat 3, challenger Eric Gerard says Largo needs to take a more aggressive role in being a leader in Pinellas County. Incumbent Curtis Holmes says the results from his leadership speak for themselves. Voters will decide Nov. 3 which message resonates more.

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LARGO — Residents are going to notice their sewer bills go up each of the next three years after city commissioners voted 6-1 to approve a series of rate hikes Sept. 1.

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Opponents of two major Pinellas County golf-course redevelopment projects are rejoicing this month, with plans for roughly a thousand homes and other amenities on the expanses of the former Tides Golf Club and the Bardmoor Golf and Tennis Club both being withdrawn.

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"Life is winning." That's the message Vice President Mike Pence sounded Wednesday afternoon while speaking to members of the Susan B. Anthony List, a national pro-life group, at Starkey Road Baptist Church in Largo.

LARGO — The good news for Largo residents is that city leaders decided July 21 to not increase the property tax rate for fiscal year 2021. The bad news is that, thanks to an 8.19% increase in the city’s total taxable property values, property owners will still end up paying more taxes.

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LARGO — Ever since the death of George Floyd and the ensuing protests, calls have grown louder to shift funding from police departments to social service programs that offer help to those in need. Safely helping people with mental health problems has been one of the biggest needs in Pinellas…

U.S. Army soldiers honored Spc. Nick Bravo Regules on June 29 during a memorial service in Jordan. Regules, a 20-year-old Largo native, died June 23 in a noncombat-related incident in Jordan.

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LARGO — For several years, Largo leaders have made it a priority to boost the city’s coffers so it could better weather any financial storms on the horizon. They are grateful they did because that storm has arrived and it wasn’t the hurricane they might have been planning for.

LARGO — When voters head to the polls in November, they will have two decisions to make about the city’s charter. Whether they want term limits for city commissioners won’t be one of them, though, because city leaders unanimously rejected the proposal July 8.

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LARGO — When Eva and Waldemar Kubiak immigrated to the United States from Poland 20 years ago they knew that someday they would give back to their new country. They settled in Chicago and went about the business of living, wondering when they might get the chance to say thank you.

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LARGO — When Largo Police officers Tiffany and David Earley announced on social media they wanted to a have procession for their 3-year-old son, David Jr.’s, birthday, they had no idea what to expect.

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A member of the U.S. Army, originally from Largo, has died following a non-combat-related incident, according to the Department of Defense.

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LARGO — Candidate qualifying period for Largo City Commission elections doesn’t start until July 16, but at least one of the races is already heating up.

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LARGO — Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill June 18 that aims to protect children from abuse in Florida’s child welfare system.

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LARGO — For better or worse, the city of Largo flies under the radar in the Tampa Bay area, as St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Tampa typically get most of the headlines. But in a time of unrest when police departments and their practices are under scrutiny, Largo officials say their departmen…

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LARGO — The skies over Largo Central Park will be silent on the night of the Fourth of July after city leaders agreed on June 2 to cancel the city’s annual fireworks display.

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Immediately after Gov. Ron DeSantis announced on May 15 that gyms could reopen, the owners of CrossFit TFB sent out a survey to its members asking if they were mentally prepared to return. The answer was an overwhelming yes, and the routine of daily workouts has quickly resumed at the downtown Largo gym.

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